• Comparison of Return to Launch Site Options for a Reusable Booster Stage 

      Hellman, Barry Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      There is a major need in the U.S. Air Force to develop launch vehicles that can be used for Operational Responsive Spacelift and possibly be used for rapid global Strike. One strategy to achieve these mission goals is ...
    • National Security Space Enterprise Engineering 

      Hagemeier, Hal (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      Space provides critical capabilities for all sectors of our society. Today's world depends on space capabilities for weather and climate monitoring, remote sensing, scientific investigation and commercial and financial ...
    • Shuttle Derived Launch Vehicles a Solution for Space Access 

      Furfaro, James A.; Johnson, Dennis G. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      President George W. Bush set the bold vision and charter for NASA to take the next steps in the exploration of our solar system in his announcement on 14 January 2004. This exploration initiative provides unique ...
    • Simplifying Complex Problems with Systems Engineering Tools: a Lunar Architecture Analysis Case Study 

      Percy, Thomas K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      The analysis of lunar mission architectures is a complex problem dealing with many different propulsive elements and payloads moving through a series of locations to deliver humans and cargo to the moon. While the general ...